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OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: France 2014 Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9214101e.pdf
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This report compares the performance of the French innnovation systems with that of other countries and presents the conclusions of interviews with 30 key actors in the French research and innovation system.
'Manufacturing or Services - That is (not) the Question' Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js64ks09dmn.pdf
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Manufacturing features again high on the policy agenda in a lot of OECD countries. While deindustrialisation and offshoring have dominated the news about manufacturing during the past decades, recent years have witnessed a number of examples of companies re-shoring activities back to OECD...

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Business use of broadband Click to Access:
    http://data.oecd.org/broadband/business-use-of-broadband.htm
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Business use of broadband provides detail on how many businesses use a broadband connection.
Measuring the Digital Economy Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/9314021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/science-and-technology/measuring-the-digital-economy_9789264221796-en
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This report presents indicators traditionally used to monitor the information society and complements them with experimental indicators that provide insight into areas of policy interest.
Boosting Productivity in Russia Click to Access:
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/5js4w26114r2.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/boosting-productivity-in-russia_5js4w26114r2-en
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The labour market in Russia is very flexible. Firms adjust to economic shocks through wage cuts, working hour reductions and minimisation of non-wage labour costs. Workers react by changing jobs. This results in a high and stable overall employment rate, but also high wage inequality,...
 
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